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American Visionary Art Museum

American Visionary Art Museum
Baltimore, Maryland, 21230
The 35,000-square-foot main building of the museum combines an elliptical, three-story, historic industrial building with extensive new architecture. There is also a Tall Sculpture Barn, a former whiskey warehouse with 45-foot ceilings.

Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, 21782
23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North.

Armistead Monument

Armistead Monument
Baltimore, Maryland
The Armistead Monument was erected in 1882. The monument honors Colonel George Armistead, the commander of Fort McHenry when the British attacked in the Battle of Baltimore on September 13, 1814.

Artisan's House

Artisan's House
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Artisan's House is a historic home located at Annapolis, Maryland. It is a ​1 1⁄2-story frame house on a brick foundation representative of modest middle class dwellings of the 18th century.

Baltimore Civil War Museum

Baltimore Civil War Museum
Baltimore, Maryland, 21202
Originally the President Street Station, this site and the rail line were key elements of the "underground railroad" by which many slaves escaped to the north before the Civil War.

Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore, Maryland, 21218
This historic building was designed in the 1920s by renowned American architect John Russell Pope. A massive wing for contemporary art was added in 1994.

Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Baltimore, Maryland
The area is home to many of Baltimore's most popular tourist attractions, including Harborplace, The USS Constellation, the National Aquarium, and the Maritime Museum.

Banneker-Douglass Museum

Banneker-Douglass Museum
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21401
The Banneker-Douglass Museum, formerly known as Mt. Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church, is a historic church at Annapolis, Maryland. It was constructed in 1875 and remodeled in 1896.

Battle Monument

Battle Monument
Baltimore, Maryland
The monument commemorates the Battle of Baltimore fought during the War of 1812. Designed by Maximilian Godfrey and built in 1815-25, the monument is 39 feet tall and is topped by a statue by Antonio Capellano of a female figure representing Baltimore.

Blandair

Blandair
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
Blandair is 300 acres of former slave plantation located in Columbia, Maryland. The Blandair Foundation estate of Mrs. Smith was purchased by Howard County, Maryland and made into a park.

Chase–Lloyd House

Chase–Lloyd House
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
The Chase–Lloyd House is a historic house in Annapolis, Maryland. Built in 1769-1774, it is one of the first brick three-story Georgian mansions to be built in the Thirteen Colonies, and is one of the finest examples of the style.

Colonial Annapolis Historic District

Colonial Annapolis Historic District
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
The Colonial Annapolis Historic District is a historic district in the City of Annapolis, the state capital of Maryland.

Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts

Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 20145
Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts is a Greater Washington D.C. Area regional theater school based in Columbia, Maryland. CCTA is a non-profit organization.

Columbia Mall

Columbia Mall
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Columbia Mall is the central shopping mall for the planned community of Columbia, Maryland. It has over 200 specialty stores and the anchor stores are AMC Theatres, Main Event Entertainment, Barnes & Noble, JCPenney, Macy's, and Nordstrom.

Dorsey Hall

Dorsey Hall
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
Dorsey Hall is a historic home in Columbia, Maryland. It is a well-preserved and detailed example of the vernacular dwellings of the early 19th century and associated with the Dorsey family, one of the "first families" of the county.

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Baltimore, Maryland, 21230
During the Battle of Baltimore in 1814, a lawyer named Francis Scott Key was watching the U.S. flag wave over Fort McHenry. He was inspired to write a poem called the "Star-Spangled Banner."

Government House

Government House
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Government House, also known as the Governor's Mansion, is the official residence of the Governor of Maryland. It is located on State Circle in Annapolis, Maryland, adjacent to the Maryland State House complex.

Hammond–Harwood House

Hammond–Harwood House
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21401
The Hammond–Harwood House is a historic house museum in Annapolis, Maryland, USA. Built in 1774, is one of the premier colonial houses remaining in America from the British colonial period (1607–1776).

Harbor Tunnel

Harbor Tunnel
Baltimore, Maryland
The 1.4-mile, four-lane tunnel handled its first vehicles in November 1957. Today, traffic at the Harbor Tunnel totals nearly 23.6-million vehicles.

Lake Kittamaqundi

Lake Kittamaqundi
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
Lake Kittamaqundi is a man made 27-acre (110,000 m2) reservoir located in Columbia, Maryland in the vicinity of the Mall in Columbia.

Maryland State House

Maryland State House
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21401
The Maryland State House is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. It houses the Maryland General Assembly. The capitol has the distinction of being topped by the largest wooden dome built without nails in the nation.

Merriweather Post Pavilion

Merriweather Post Pavilion
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Merriweather Post Pavilion is an outdoor concert venue located within Symphony Woods, a 40-acre (162,000-m²) lot of preserved land in the heart of the planned community of Columbia, Maryland.

National Aquarium

National Aquarium
Baltimore, Maryland, 21202
The National Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium. The aquarium opened on August 8, 1981. It holds more than 2,200,000 US gallons (8,300,000 l) of water, and has more than 17,000 specimens representing over 750 species.

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Frederick, Maryland, 21705
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is a U.S. historic education institution located in Frederick, Maryland. Its focus involves the medical, surgical and nursing practices during the American Civil War (1861-1865).

Oakland Manor

Oakland Manor
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Oakland Manor is a Federal style stone manor house commissioned in 1810 by Charles Sterrett Ridgely in the Howard district of Anne Arundel County Maryland (now Howard County).

Oakland Mills High School

Oakland Mills High School
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21045
Oakland Mills High School was established in 1973 as one of the first high schools to serve the planned developed new U.S. town of Columbia, Maryland area.

Paca House and Garden

Paca House and Garden
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
The William Paca House (at one time known as Carvel Hall) is an 18th-century Georgian mansion in Annapolis, Maryland. William Paca was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and a three-term Governor of Maryland.

St. Anne's Church

St. Anne's Church
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21401
St. Anne's Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church located in Church Circle, Annapolis. The first church in Annapolis, it was founded in 1692 to serve as the parish church for the newly created Middle Neck Parish.

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, 21217
Formerly the Baltimore Zoo, the landmark is the third oldest zoo in the United States.

Toby's Dinner Theatre

Toby's Dinner Theatre
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Toby's Dinner Theatre is a Baltimore-Washington area professional dinner theater based in Columbia, Maryland.

Tripoli Monument

Tripoli Monument
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
The Tripoli Monument is the oldest military monument in the United States. It honors heroes of the United States Navy from the First Barbary War (1801–1805).

Washington Monument (Baltimore)

Washington Monument (Baltimore)
Baltimore, Maryland, 21201
Designed by Robert Mills who also designed the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., construction began in 1815 and was completed by 1829.

Washington Monument State Park

Washington Monument State Park
Washington County, Maryland
This park is not named for the famous monument in Washington, D.C., but for a 34 feet tall tower on the peak of South Mountain. The rough stone tower was the first monument in the United States dedicated to George Washington.

Wilde Lake High School

Wilde Lake High School
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Wilde Lake High School is a secondary school located in Columbia, Maryland's Village of Wilde Lake, one of 12 public high schools in Howard County.

Maryland

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Postal Code: MD
Capital City: Annapolis
Became a State:
Population: 6,006,401*
Area: 12,405.93 miles2 (32,131.39 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Maryland Landmarks

  1. Washington Monument (Baltimore)
  2. Maryland State House
  3. Antietam National Battlefield
  4. Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
  5. Harbor Tunnel
  6. Baltimore's Inner Harbor
  7. Armistead Monument
  8. Washington Monument State Park
  9. American Visionary Art Museum
  10. Baltimore Civil War Museum

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